Definition of Outstripping

1. Verb. (present participle of outstrip) ¹



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Definition of Outstripping

1. outstrip [v] - See also: outstrip

Lexicographical Neighbors of Outstripping

outstreets
outstretch
outstretched
outstretches
outstretching
outstricken
outstridden
outstride
outstrides
outstriding
outstrike
outstrikes
outstriking
outstripped
outstripping (current term)
outstrips
outstrive
outstriven
outstrives
outstriving
outstrode
outstroke
outstrokes
outstrove
outstruck
outstudied
outstudies
outstudy
outstudying

Literary usage of Outstripping

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Conscience and the Constitution: With Remarks on the Recent Speech of the by Moses Stuart (1850)
"... was so ambitious of outstripping her rival in progeny, that she too gave her handmaid to her husband; and she increased the motherly rights and joy of ..."

2. The Tribune Almanac and Political Register For by Horace Greeley (1901)
"... is outstripping all the nations of the world in foreign trade. The resolutions indorsed the "wise and patriotic administration of President McKinley, ..."

3. Ethnology by Augustus Henry Keane (1896)
"... stationary but progressive, and in some respects outstripping that of neolithic times—Materials available for the study of primitive Man: implements, ..."

4. From Fundamental to Accessory in the Development of the Nervous System and by Frederic Lister Burk (1898)
"growth—far outstripping any other system. The co-ordinations which have made this possible are the products of this growth. DEVELOPMENT OF HAND MOVEMENTS ..."

5. In the Lena Delta: A Narrative of the Search for Lieut.-Commander De Long by George Wallace Melville (1885)
"outstripping the Typhoon. — Continuance of the Same Old Gale. — A Yakut Solution of a Financial Problem.— Off for Arii.— Chul-Boy-Hoy. ..."

6. History of English Literature by Hippolyte Taine (1880)
"The mind, outstripping the known rules of rhetoric and eloquence, penetrates into profound psychology, ..."

7. Aristotle and the Earlier Peripatetics by Eduard Zeller (1897)
"While far outstripping all his predecessors in the completeness of qvo v. MAHNE, p. 12 ; cf. ZELL. Ph. A. Gr. ip 45, n. 3), from the Pythagorean ..."

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